Matthew 24:7

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdome against kingdome, and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes in diuers places.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines and earthquakes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines and earthquakes in divers places.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For nation will be moved against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and men will be without food, and the earth will be shaking in different places;
- Basic English Bible

For nation shall rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines and pestilences, and earthquakes in divers places.
- Darby Bible

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there will be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes in divers places.
- Webster's Bible

For nation will rise in arms against nation, kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places;
- Weymouth Bible

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines, plagues, and earthquakes in various places.
- World English Bible

Folk schal rise togidere ayens folc, and rewme ayens rewme, and pestilences, and hungris, and the erthemouyngis schulen be bi placis;
- Wycliffe Bible

`For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:7


Mt 24:7 Famines. The natural result of civil wars. Tacitus, the Roman historian, says of this period: ``It was full of calamities, horrible with battles, rent with seditions, savage in peace itself.''

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • David Shibli
    "There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." Jesus was warning us that the spiritual house built out of the living stones (Peter) would have to be dismantled because it is not fit for purpose. Men have built their vision of the Church over the years. But fear not, "I will build My Church." Emphasis on "I".
  • Daughter of Zion
    Yee doe err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. (A true Believer has all knowledge of God he gave only to his people the Israelites for he is written throughout the whole bible stating who his chosen people are,
  • A disciple
    Its difficult to say what others know or don't know; even when we ourselves can never really express with words what the Lord has given us to know in our own hearts, how can we judge what we cannot see in others' hearts? When we have a thing being revealed to us, we still are just beginning to see a little, and ought not to say how much others aren't getting it! We don't want to be hypocrites!
  • A studier of The Word
    This chapter is full of misconceptions because many people fail to notice that Jesus is answering two questions. He said the temple and city would be destroyed... The disciples are in awe, when?! They ask. And with a second question mark they ask what will signal us of your return and the end of this age? They recognize that these are two separate events and the end is just after Christ's return.
  • Irene123
    I just now NOTICED Matt. 1:1 - "And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple; ... "; this was the last time He was in the temple. The word 'departed' says to me He could do no more for His unbelieving people. He had the disciples and those many they had converted, but so many He could not reach. This was the beginning of His 'time' - for our salvation. It's sad; makes me want to weep.
  • Lu2677
    Please don't mistake;Eph.2:8 By grace ye are save through faith, gift from God. But the angels did "seal" them, nonetheless;Rev.7:2-3

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